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Panel: U.S. Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa

By: John Grady

Camp Lemonier, the American base in Djibouti, is becoming more integral to U.S. interests in the volatile region surrounding the Red Sea, a leading regional expert said Thursday. 904 more words

Americans In Africa

How the BUILD Act Can Invigorate U.S. Economic Ties in Africa

By Ed Royce and Robin Renee Sanders

Since the U.S. BUILD Act was signed into law last October, many people across Africa as well as members of the Africa Diaspora have been asking what this global initiative might do to help revitalize American engagement with the continent. 897 more words

Americans In Africa

Issues, Policy, and Politics - Part 1

The following was originally posted on FaceBook.

Since some of you don’t follow FB, I thought I would repeat this series here.

Part 1

There are important issues that need our attention. 1,439 more words

The Curmudgeon's Lair

Grace's Law 2.0: Maryland doubles down on criminalizing online speech

“We’re not interested in charging children or putting them in jail or fining them,” says a campaigner for Maryland’s “cyber-bullying” law, “Grace’s Law 2.0,” which is drafted to do exactly those things. 291 more words


Power Factor Tariff

Power Factor Tariff


“Why do some facilities seem to obtain less power than they receive and how are they penalized in a tariff?”

Every facility connected to the grid can receive energy. 64 more words